MTA paints over swastika found in Brooklyn subway station

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The MTA says it has removed a drawing of a swastika found at the 20th Avenue/N train station in Brooklyn.

Twitter user Ho-Ling Poon uploaded a photo of the vandalism. The MTA responded and said it would have the swastika removed immediately and that it would be notifying police.

The MTA tells News 12 in a statement, “We have zero tolerance for hate and when there’s offensive graffiti like this we report it to police for investigation and have it removed immediately. This was removed quickly today. We thank our customer who reported it and are sorry that anyone had to see it.”

 

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